Ophthalmic Technician Salaries

View Ophthalmic Technician Hourly Wages

Alternate Job Titles: Ophthalmic Technician

What is the average annual salary for Ophthalmic Technician?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Ophthalmic Technician may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Ophthalmic Technician in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Ophthalmic Technician in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Ophthalmic Technician in the United States is $43,613 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Ophthalmic Technician in the United Sates are expected to make less than $43,613.

Source: HR Reported data as of November 2014

Median $43,613
  • 10%$32,897
  • 25%$38,004
  • 75%$49,836
  • 90%$55,502

Refine by:

If you would like more details about compensation for this position including benefits and how other factors may influence your pay try our Salary Wizard. If you are planning to negotiate a salary you may want to purchase a Personal Salary Report. If you are an employer looking to price this position you may want to purchase a Job Valuation Report or Salary Wizard Professional Edition.

Job Description for Ophthalmic Technician

Duties include preparing examination and treatment rooms, reviewing the appointment schedule, performing basic and routine vision screening examinations, administering eye medications, cleaning and maintaining ophthalmic instruments and assisting physicians during minor surgical and laser procedures. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent, completion of Ophthalmic Technician training and certification program, and 2-4 years of related experience. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. View Ophthalmic Technician job description

View Healthcare -- Technicians Jobs by Salary Range: <$30K, $30K–$50K, $50K–$80K, $80K–$100K, >$100K

Categories:  Healthcare -- Technicians

Industries:  Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Healthcare

Similar Job Titles:  Testing Technician, Manufacturing Technician III, Calibration Technician III, Mechanic Technician III, Manufacturing Technician I, Manufacturing Technician II, Calibration Technician II, Instrument Technician II, Mechanic Technician I

Ophthalmic Technician Salaries by State